updated 09:05 am EDT, Tue October 26, 2004
SanDisk ups flash storage
today doubled the capacity of its some of its flash-based memory media. the "world's largest capacities" of Memory Stick PRO, Memory Stick PRO Duo and SD cards with 4GB, 1GB and 2GB capacities respectively. These new cards are double the current maximum capacities and are designed to fit into a broad range of flash-based consumer devices. With higher performance and embedded MagicGate technology, the SanDisk Memory Stick PRO and Memory Stick PRO Duo feature high capacity, high-speed data transfer and built-in security for the secure transfer of copyright-protected content and realtime recording of high-resolution images and video. Both SanDisk's Memory Stick PRO ($800, 4GB) and Duo ($205, 1GB) are expected to ship in November. The 2GB SD Card will also ship in November for $200.